The Carnegie Observatories Lunch Talk Series

Unless otherwise noted, talks are on Fridays at 12:15PM in the auditorium at 813 Santa Barbara Street.  You can find a listing of lunch talks from previous years here.

Bring lunch.

Please contact Andrew Newman if you are interested in giving a talk in Fall 2017.

Event Date Speaker Video URL
October 6, 2017 - 12:15pm Kate Alexander (CfA)
Cosmic Extremes: Probing Energetic Transients with Radio Observations
October 13, 2017 - 12:15pm Philip Cowperthwaite (CfA)
Deep Rapid Optical Follow-Up of Gravitational Wave Sources with the Dark Energy Camera
October 20, 2017 - 12:15pm Ryan Sanders (UCLA)
Increasing the accuracy of galaxy metallicity measurements over the past 12 Gyr of cosmic history
October 27, 2017 - 12:15pm Paul Duffell (NYU)
Moving Mesh Astrophysics
November 3, 2017 - 12:15pm Marie Lau (UCSC)
Quasars Probing Quasars: the Circumgalactic Medium Surrounding z ~ 2 Quasars
November 9, 2017 - 3:00pm Xiao Fang (OSU)
Hierarchical Quadruple Systems: Hints on Supernova Formation
November 17, 2017 - 12:15pm Louis Abramson (UCLA)
Towards a new empirical vision of galaxy evolution
December 1, 2017 - 12:15pm Raymond Simons (JHU)
Disk Assembly From z~2 to Now
December 8, 2017 - 12:15pm Ben Margalit (Columbia)
White Dwarf – Neutron Star Mergers: from Peculiar Supernovae to Pulsar Planets
December 15, 2017 - 12:15pm Hamsa Padmanabhan
Evolution of baryons in the high-redshift universe
January 19, 2018 - 12:15pm Xin Wang (UCLA)
The precise evolution of metallicity radial gradients at cosmic noon and its constraints on galaxy evolution
January 26, 2018 - 12:15pm Michael Maseda (Leiden)
Studying CIII] Emitters with MUSE
February 2, 2018 - 12:15pm Shoubaneh Hemmati (IPAC)
Self Organizing Neural Networks: From Galaxy Evolution to Cosmology
February 16, 2018 - 12:15pm Magnus Haw (Caltech)
Laboratory astrophysics: Quantifying magnetic mechanisms for generating flows and shocks
March 2, 2018 - 12:00pm Richard Ellis (UCL)
Next-generation multi-object spectroscopic facilities
March 9, 2018 - 12:15pm Noriyuki Matsunaga (U Tokyo)
WINERED: a near-IR spectrograph being ready for exploring the Universe in a relatively unexplorerd window 0.9-1.35 micron
March 16, 2018 - 12:15pm Hannah Jang-Condell (Wyoming)
From Protoplanetary Disks to Exoplanets: Characterizing Planets from Infancy to Maturity
March 22, 2018 - 4:00pm Aaron Romanowsky (note Thursday date)
Extreme galaxies and their connections with stellar halos
March 30, 2018 - 12:15pm Marcel Pawlowski (UC Irvine)
TBD
April 5, 2018 - 12:15pm Huan Yang (Carnegie/LCO)
z=7 Lyman-alpha galaxies and nearby blueberry galaxies
April 9, 2018 - 12:30pm Prof. Gurtina Besla (University of Arizona)
The University of Arizona TIMESTEP Retention Program for Undergraduates in STEM
April 12, 2018 - 12:15pm Gael Noirot (Caltech)
CARLA: Star Formation Activity in Confirmed Clusters and Proto-Clusters at 1.4 < z < 2.8
May 4, 2018 - 12:15pm Paul Bellan (Caltech)
TBD
May 11, 2018 - 12:15pm Edith Fayolle (JPL)
Interstellar and Cometary Detection of Molecules - the discovery of CH3Cl in space with ALMA and ROSETTA
May 18, 2018 - 12:15pm Peter Senchnya (UA)
TBD